Postural expressions of emotion in a motion captured database and in a humanoid robot





Citation of Original Publication

Kleinsmith, Andrea, Issam Rebai, Nadia Berthouze, and Jean-Claude Martin. “Postural Expressions of Emotion in a Motion Captured Database and in a Humanoid Robot.” In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Affective-Aware Virtual Agents and Social Robots, 1–2. AFFINE ’09. New York, NY, USA: Association for Computing Machinery, 2009.


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Humanoid robots need to be endowed with the capacity to express emotions using full body postures. In this paper we describe how a motion capture database was collected and labelled. We explain how we use it for the specification of a lexicon of affective posture to be used by a humanoid robot.